Work, Worship, Study and Play



We are a beautiful seaside retreat combining the experience of community living with...

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Family holidays, art events, singing weekends, walking weeks...

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Recent blogs

Over the last week we have bid farewell to Dave and Sandra, who have worked at Othona for the last three years. They have made a huge contribution over this time and will be sorely missed here.... Read More

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Upcoming Events

Mon 28 May Fri 1 Jun 2018
Half term break and the opportunity for children aged 5 and above to join in with outdoor activities at Bradwell Waterside
Fri 6 Jul Sun 8 Jul 2018
Worship, prayer, talks, story telling, inspiration, encouragement, celebration and a flotilla of boats from Lindisfarne.
Mon 16 Jul Thu 19 Jul 2018
We offer our welcoming, accepting community setting with its daily pattern of work, worship, study and play, without any pre-planned activities or programme.
Fri 20 Jul Sun 22 Jul 2018
This singing weekend will cover some of the finest music from the American shape note tradition.
Mon 23 Jul Sat 28 Jul 2018
Join us for a week where we will hear about different cultures and personal experiences and embrace a range of different traditions through food, presentations and fun activities.